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[in-keys] /ɪnˈkeɪs/
verb (used with object), incased, incasing.
Related forms
incasement, noun Unabridged
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  • Hell be up here early, so penitent that hell be incased in a blue fogand hell certainly deliver the goods.

    The Making of Bobby Burnit George Randolph Chester
  • They were made of some hard substance like lead, and incased in leather.

  • In the next few days the famous letter, which was incased in a golden box of a thousand dollars value, was delivered.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols
  • Their feet were incased in buskins that seemed to be made of leather.

    The Fire People Ray Cummings
  • Have you ever tried to lie on the lawn under a tree and read for an hour or two—incased in all your buffer of clothes?

    The Seven Darlings Gouverneur Morris
  • They are short and broad, and are incased in shallow, thin cups.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • They show their distant relationship to birds in that their large eggs are incased in a leathery, limy shell.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • He himself was so incased in white ice that he looked like a Santa Claus.

  • Last, but not least, incased in several wrappings of soft white paper was the wedding-dress.

    Virgie's Inheritance Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • He was incased from neck to foot in a smooth coating of brown slime.

    The Seven Darlings Gouverneur Morris
British Dictionary definitions for incased


a variant spelling of encase
Derived Forms
incasement, noun
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